Category Archives: Politicial comment

An Empty Stage and Taking a Dim View

In the latest performance of the Electricity Supply Commission, the actors have left the stage and the spotlights are off. The announcement came that due to circumstances never their fault they have had to implement Stage 6 of Loadshedding. We … Continue reading

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I am becoming sick of the mindless words or phrases repeated over and over again by those on media or public platforms. Pretentious substitutes that have far better and more succinct replacements. My collection of this bilge so far includes … Continue reading

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You’d think that interest would now flag In an outdated strip of rag; But, no! The Court now seeks to screech That use of it makes up ‘Hate Speech’; OK, the ban is not complete, But use at all might … Continue reading

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Politibabble in South Africa

There is some terminology In South Africa worked to death; And needing some apology For how, within a single breath, The Legacy of Apartheid Will be coupled with every ill; This Narrative will indicate White Monopoly Capital The way forward … Continue reading

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Azille versus Zille

In an article published in the Natal Mercury on 11th April 2019 Stellenbosch academic Azille Coetzee joins the group of those who irrationally attack Helen Zille for views expressed regarding Colonialism. The basis for these attacks is certainly problematic, and … Continue reading

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Lying in Order to Stand

In public, Trump is compromised as liar — For guilt refer to speeches made entire — Try proof for those despicable lies to stand? None! Tyranny sing, with ugly underhand. © April 2019 Colonialist  

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The Education Department Gets Away with Robbing all South Africans

Schools in South Africa re-open on 9th January, and frantic book-covering and gathering-together of paraphernalia is the order of the day. It is truly amazing that South Africans took with such little fuss the announcement early last year that the … Continue reading

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